Meditation is one way to deal with stress and depression. According to research, meditation has many benefits. In addition to suppressing stress, meditation is also effective in dealing with other diseases, such as insomnia. As it turns out, meditation is better done in groups than meditation alone. This is because group meditation has many advantages. Here are some benefits of group meditation:
1. Can help determine the right time for meditation
If you struggle to determine the right time and place to meditate, group meditation will help you shape your schedule and manage all other tasks. In addition, group meditation in a quiet place will help you meditate without any interference, such as television noise or the sound of vehicles passing near your home.
2. Meditation groups free you from fear
When you do meditation alone, you may feel curious about whether you have done the right thing. If anxiety overwhelms your mind, it’s natural that you question your intentions and thoughts. Group meditation can help you understand the meditation process. You will be able to question the instructor openly and make sure you meditate appropriately.
3. Group meditation makes you more enthusiastic
Deep breathing and singing in a meditation group can help you get rid of toxins when exhaling and feeling a new energy. The momentum you get from group exercises helps you experience the feeling of excitement, enthusiasm and new energy you want to experience repeatedly.
4. Group meditation helps increase focus
Meditation in groups can be a great way to increase focus and avoid distractions. Group singing resonates throughout your body, helping you to relieve anxiety and stress so that it helps you concentrate better. The benefits of group meditation in increasing focus include helping you remember more work details, staying focused and reducing a negative mood.
5. Suppress stress and anxiety disorders
Group meditation can also help you relieve stress and anxiety disorders. This will calm the nervous system and reduce the production of stress-triggering hormones such as cortisol. In addition, meditation groups also help you relax by lowering blood pressure and heart rate. Not only that, meditation in groups can help you feel more connected with others. When you share a story, you will be far from anxiety and stress.